How to Support Veterans in Transition – Our Military Warriors
Supporting Military Warriors' Employment Endeavors
Thousands of veterans transition out of the military every year. Adapting to life outside of the military can be difficult for current service members and veterans. TPI is committed to providing the highest quality of resources to assist in the transitioning process through the WARRIORS IN TRANSITION MATRIX and THE DIRECTORY.
Helping Veterans and Acting Military Service Members – Warriors in Transition Matrix
THE PATRIOT INITIATIVE’s Warriors In Transition ("WIT") Matrix lists hundreds of companies and organizations that have passed TPI’s thorough vetting and evaluation process, and are recognized amongst the nation's premier employers, educators and training programs that have shown a real commitment to hiring and supporting our nation's military veterans and their families as they transition into the civilian workforce
The WIT MATRIX is continuously changing through regular updates. If you are a transitioning warrior, veteran, or family member, the WIT MATRIX is a complimentary resource where you can be directly connected to employers and other programs.
One example organization that is listed on the WIT MATRIX, as well as THE DIRECTORY, is Workshops for Warriors.
Workshops for Warriors’ Employer Career Fair
Workshops for Warriors is a DIRECTORY accredited nonprofit school that trains, certifies, and helps place veterans, wounded warriors, and transitioning service members into advanced manufacturing careers. The school offers two primary programs: welding and machining. Every year, between 50 and 60 students graduate from Workshops for Warriors. Visit Workshops for Warriors to learn more about this wonderful organization and to read the many military student success stories.
If you are an employer or you know someone in need of skilled machinists and welders, visit the Workshops for Warriors website for more information about the Employer Career Fair and to register for your spot!
If you wish to support our transitioning veteran warriors, the WARRIORS IN TRANSITION Fund supports newly retired service members and veteran warriors through the transition into civilian employment or educational opportunities.
Happy Anniversary to the Army Chaplain Corps!
On July 29th, the Army Chaplain Corps of the United States celebrates 242 years of existence. The U.S. Army Chaplains Corps provide religious support to America's Army. The Chaplain Corps consists of an ordained clergy of multiple faiths who are commissioned Army officers serving as military chaplains as well as enlisted soldiers who serve as assistants. At the unit level, a chaplain and chaplain assistant form a Unit Ministry Team (UMT), and are embedded throughout all three components of the Army – Active, Guard, and Reserve. Chaplains advise commanders to ensure the 'free exercise' rights for all Soldiers are upheld, including those who hold no faith.